What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is any activity intended to amuse, divert, relax or provide pleasure. It may be a form of recreation, such as reading books or playing games, or it could be cultural in the form of performances or ceremonies or a feast or celebration. It could even be socially oriented in the form of a party or a political rally. It is usually accompanied by music and dance. It could be a personal selection from among numerous options available to an individual; it might be part of a larger experience such as a vacation or a wedding. This collection of examples has been programmatically compiled from various online sources and does not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its editors.